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With some duties as an investigator, private

Posted on May 16, 2024 by Employer details New Data Investigations

Job details

  • LocationVarious locationsVancouver, , BC
    Surrey, , BC
    On the road job
  • Salary60,000 to 120,000 annually (To be negotiated) / 40 hours per week
  • Terms of employment Permanent employmentFull time
  • To be determined
  • Start date Starts as soon as possible
  • Benefits: Financial benefits, Other benefits
  • vacancies 2 vacancies
  • Source Job Bank #2921223





  • Other trades certificate or diploma
  • or equivalent experience


1 year to less than 2 years

On the road job

Work locations may vary. Frequent or constant travel is required from the employee.

Work setting

  • Various locations



  • May be required to appear in court as witness
  • Produce reports
  • Conduct investigations to locate missing persons
  • Take statements


Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • Class 5/5F/G Licence (cars, small trucks and other 2-axle vehicles)
  • Private Investigator (PI) provincial/territorial Licence

Experience and specialization

Computer and technology knowledge

  • MS Word

Investigative expertise

  • Asset searches/financial checks
  • Background checks (pre-marital, pre-employments etc.)
  • Child custody evidence
  • Criminal harassment (stalking)
  • Executive protection
  • Fraud investigation
  • Insurance investigations
  • Intellectual property
  • Missing persons/runaways
  • Personal protection
  • Spousal infidelity/divorce evidence
  • Theft investigations
  • Undercover work

Type of experience

  • Audio-video surveillance
  • Corporate building security
  • Interviews/statement taking
  • Mobile surveillance/stakeouts
  • Mystery shopping
  • Preparation of information (evidence) reports
  • Present evidence in court
  • Private investigation
  • Process serving
  • Security consulting (commercial/industrial)

Additional information

Security and safety

  • Criminal record check
  • Bondable
  • Driver's validity licence check
  • Driving record check (abstract)
  • Confidential security clearance
  • Secret clearance

Transportation/travel information

  • Own vehicle
  • Own transportation
  • Willing to travel
  • Willing to travel regularly
  • Willing to travel for extended periods
  • Willing to travel overnight
  • Valid driver's licence
  • Travel expenses paid by employer

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Attention to detail
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Fast-paced environment
  • Sitting
  • Walking
  • Work under pressure

Own tools/equipment

  • Cellular phone
  • Computer
  • Internet access
  • Printer
  • Safety equipment/gear

Personal suitability

  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Judgement
  • Reliability


Financial benefits

  • Bonus
  • Mileage paid

Other benefits

  • Learning/training paid by employer
  • Variable or compressed work week

Who can apply to this job?

Only apply to this job if:

  • You are a Canadian citizen, a permanent or a temporary resident of Canada.
  • You have a valid Canadian work permit.

If you are not authorized to work in Canada, do not apply. The employer will not respond to your application.

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